Staff Mobility Week – Crisis Management

Tentative programme 2019


Tue, 26 Nov.

  Arrival in St. Pölten; hotel independent check-in
07:00 pm optional: Golden Wire 2019 – Student Media Awards Ceremony (in German)
Main hall

Wed, 27 Nov.

08:00–08:30 am Registration
08:30–10:00 am Welcome breakfast: getting to know each other
Canteen, ground floor
09:45 am Group picture
10:00–10:30 am Welcome Address: official welcome
Seminar room A.1.11
10:30–12:00 pm Incident / Crisis Management Theory (Martin Hochreiter)
Seminar room A.1.11
12:00–01:30 pm Lunch break
Main hall
01:30–02:45 pm Outgoing students and staff 2020: „Dangerous minefield or unforgettable abroad experience?“ (Axel Wochinger)
Seminar room A.1.11
03:00–05:00 pm Break-out sessions and discussion: Best-practice reports: „How is crisis management handled at your university for students/staff?“ (Moderation: Martin Hochreiter)
Seminar room A.1.11
05:00–06:15 pm Workshop Crisis Management: Case Studies from St. Pölten UAS and discussions (Moderation: Martin Hochreiter)
Seminar room A.1.11
07:00–10:00 pm Conference dinner
Rendl Keller
(Taxi will be provided–6:45 pm main entrance)

Thu, 28 Nov.

08:30–10:00 am Guided tour of St. Pölten (in English); meeting point: Railway station, McDonalds at main entrance
10:30–11:00 am Set-up for Go International!
Main hall
11:00–01:00 pm Go International Day: Representing your home institution at the fair
Main hall
01:00–02:00 pm Lunch break
Big assembly hall
02:00–03:00 pm Presentation iLab – The Interdisciplinary Lab at St. Pölten UAS, Link to the module
Seminar room A.1.11
03:00–03:30 pm Coffee break
IR Office
03:30–05:30 pm First Aid in the office (Stefan Rottensteiner)
Seminar room A.1.11
05:30–07:30 pm Wine tasting with local vintners
Small assembly hall

Fri, 29 Nov.

09:00–10:30 am Tour of St. Pölten UAS: meeting IR staff / possibility for signing documents
Main hall
10:30–11:00 am Coffee break
IR Office, Seminar rooms A.3.15 / A.3.16
11:00–12:30 pm Health and Safety for incoming international students – discussion panel (Moderation: Jürgen Hörmann)
Ruth Verweijen – Resident Director Central College
Hermann Agis – Executive Director Fulbright Austria
Hermann Weissgärber – Director Austro-American      Institute of Education
Margaret F. Davidson – Director American Corner Innsbruck (Video message)
Meral Kölblinger – Health and Safety Coordinator IES Abroad Vienna


Moderator: Jürgen Hörmann – Head of International Relations St. Pölten UAS

12:30–01:00 pm Farewell Address and handing over the Certificates of Attendance
Seminar room A.3.11
01:00–02:00 pm Lunch break



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